Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Some people have been asking if I’ll be making videos, or a series on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. The answer is yes, but not yet.

There’s a couple of reasons for this, one being the video schedule is pretty full right now, another being that it’s a very long game and I don’t want to commit for a 75+ episode series. It’s also the fact that chasing the AAA audience hasn’t really been my thing, or where I feel I’m the strongest as a video creator. I feel that I should work on my strengths rather than try to do what other people do.

But a huge part of it is the way I love to play these games. In both Deus Ex and Deus Ex: HR (hell even Invisible War) I experienced it on my own terms. I want to take my time, explore things, quicksave/quickload, “waste time”, sink really into the world and let myself become immersed. I can’t do that if I’m constantly feeling hurried and pressured about making an entertaining video for an audience. A blind playthrough of Deus Ex where I miss a lot of things and feel like I have to hurry and keep the story flowing isn’t how I want to discover this game, something I’ve been looking forward to since the end of DX:HR.

However what I’d love to do is something more like the Hitman videos I’ve been doing lately. More planned out videos of certain areas, done in certain ways. More prepared, post-production and post-commentary. Something I can do when I can take my time and not worrying about hitting a quick deadline.

That’s not going to come out very soon, that’s going to take some time to work on - I’ll probably finish the game on my own first before working on that.

If you want a Day-0 blind playthrough of Mankind Divinded, I can recommend Hannah’s series over here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4MhOuCnyR4

Thanks. I’m off to play the game now. :)

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company class O-5-A Mohawk 4-8-4 type highspeed combination passenger/freight locomotive. Built 1940 by the CB&Q. Length of locomotive and tender: 106’ 5", Light weight of locomotive and tender: 290 tons, Driver wheel diameter: 6'6", Starting tractive effort: 67500 lbs. In front of the Sheridan Inn, once home to Buffalo Bill Cody, Sheridan Wyoming.

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